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Ashley Graham is known for training bad videos of herself – and girl does not do it it is easy. Example: This time she did what essentially medicine is Ball suicides against Cardio or this brutal mini-band butt finisher at the end of her workout (both hurt us watching – but here's more proof that Ashley Graham
Recently Sports Illustrated The swimsuit model shared Instagram videos of its history with something called an eccentric functional training device ̵
Confused? You are not the only one: you are not a piece of equipment. Just look at a gym. Basically, you stand on a foundation and sink into a squat position. Then try to hold this position as the base starts to move forward, up, back and down in circles (a kind of surfboard on waves).
) Like all things, Graham makes the movement look like a walk in the park – but it's far from it. "It's as hard as that Hell, "says Pamela Geisel, MS, CSCS, certified trainer and sports physiologist," This machine is great for building eccentric power, which we do not often do. "
When you visit the gym, there's a pretty good chance that It may sound a bit fancy, but it's a simple concept: these exercises focus on the working muscles as they get longer than when they contract, with each exercise having an eccentric one For example, in a bicep curl, this happens when you lower the dumbbell to the point of repetition and resist the weight of the dumbbell on the way down.
How useful is That, could you ask? "Eccentric movements help us slow down our body weight," says Geisel. "So, think of a change of direction in a tennis game or when descending stairs, if we lack the strength to control that movement, the joints will strike up and down." (Bonus: Eccentric movements also seem rather painful.)  The machine works your entire body, but is also particularly good for your abdominal muscles. "She works all her stabilizers and balance," says Geisel. "I suspect she will do this for a short while because the working muscles are constantly under tension." (Associated: I worked like Ashley Graham and here's what happened)
If you really want to incorporate eccentric movements into your exercise routine but do not have access to this fancy device, then you should consider this important weekly exercise plan for the Watching the Gym It's a great way to focus on strength training, but it also offers some eccentric exercises to challenge your muscles in new ways.